Shepherds Under God: Elders Who Joyfully Govern God’s Flock is a 12-week course that examines the Bible’s teaching on the presence, responsibilities, qualifications, and importance of elders in the local church. The course is primarily designed for the training of current and prospective elders. It aims to refresh and challenge the student’s vision of godly church leadership through inductive study of the Word, careful reflection on ministerial practice, and thoughtful interaction with Alexander Strauch’s Biblical Eldership, the teaching of John Piper, and various other pastors and theologians. The course concludes with a consideration of pragmatic issues, seeking to apply biblical wisdom to contemporary church life.
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